The 100 Largest Companies In Michigan For 2019

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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If you live in Michigan and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Michigan’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Michigan.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Michigan’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. General Motors
  2. Ford Motor
  3. Enstrom Helicopter
  4. Lear
  5. Whirlpool
  6. Meijer
  7. Dow
  8. Federal-Mogul Holdings
  9. Kellogg
  10. Stryker

General Motors comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Michigan

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Michigan with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,051 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Michigan.

As it turns out, General Motors looks to the be the biggest company in Michigan clocking in with 225,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Michigan ranked.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Michigan job scene here:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Michigan

Rank Company City Employees
1 General Motors Detroit 225,000
2 Ford Motor Dearborn 201,000
3 Enstrom Helicopter Menominee 174,110
4 Lear Southfield 148,400
5 Whirlpool Benton Harbor 93,000
6 Meijer Grand Rapids 58,976
7 Dow Midland 55,000
8 Federal-Mogul Holdings Southfield 44,275
9 Kellogg Battle Creek 37,369
10 Stryker Portage 33,000
11 Henry Ford Health System Detroit 30,000
12 Cooper Standard Novi 30,000
13 BorgWarner Auburn Hills 27,000
14 Masco Livonia 26,000
15 Penske Automotive Group Bloomfield Hills 25,000
16 American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc Detroit 25,000
17 State of Michigan Lansing 24,020
18 Michigan State University East Lansing 19,870
19 Hanson Logistics Saint Joseph 19,000
20 Mayt Benton Harbor 17,800
21 AEES Traverse City 17,000
22 Learning Care Group Novi 17,000
23 KitchenAid Benton Harbor 16,700
24 Joyson Safety Systems Auburn Hills 16,300
25 McLaren Health Care Flint 16,026
26 Altair Troy 15,000
27 Beaumont Health Royal Oak 14,530
28 Bosch USA Farmington Hills 14,396
29 Domino’s Pizza Ann Arbor 14,100
30 Alticor Ada 14,000
31 Nexteer Automotive Auburn Hills 13,600
32 Dura Automotive Systems Auburn Hills 13,580
33 Detroit Medical Center Detroit 12,000
34 Steelcase Grand Rapids 11,700
35 Gentherm Northville 11,685
36 Inteva Products Troy 11,500
37 SpartanNash Byron Center 11,500
38 Gordon Food Service Wyoming 11,108
39 Dart Container Mason 11,094
40 Spectrum Health Hospital Grand Rapids 11,000
41 HCL Global Systems Farmington Hills 11,000
42 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Detroit 10,880
43 Siemens Vdo Automotive Corp Auburn Hills 10,001
44 Quicken Loans Detroit 10,000
45 Amway Ada 10,000
46 DTE Energy Detroit 10,000
47 Visteon Wayne 10,000
48 Eberspacher UK Novi 9,489
49 Universal Forest Products Grand Rapids 9,300
50 La-Z-Boy Monroe 8,950
51 Bronson Healthcare Kalamazoo 8,910
52 Bronson Methodist Hospital Kalamazoo 8,800
53 Meritor Troy 8,000
54 Brose Auburn Hills 8,000
55 Acument Global Technologies Sterling Heights 7,970
56 Tower International Livonia 7,900
57 CMS Energy Jackson 7,724
58 Ally Detroit 7,600
59 Kelly Services Troy 7,500
60 Herman Miller Zeeland 7,478
61 Irvin Automotive Products Inc Pontiac 7,000
62 Henniges Automotive Auburn Hills 7,000
63 Munson Medical Center Traverse City 6,966
64 Ilitch Holdings Detroit 6,828
65 Eagle Ottawa Southfield 6,500
66 MidMichigan Health Midland 6,500
67 Maxion Wheels Novi 6,400
68 Valassis Livonia 6,400
69 Universal Logistics Holdings Warren 6,275
70 Little Caesars Detroit 6,000
71 Haworth Holland 5,950
72 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo 5,920
73 Wolverine Worldwide Rockford 5,860
74 Dialog Direct Highland Park 5,700
75 Auto-Owners Insurance Lansing 5,500
76 Gentex Zeeland 5,315
77 Sparrow Health System Lansing 5,260
78 Lineage Logistics Novi 4,567
79 Absopure Plymouth 4,519
80 National Heritage Academies Grand Rapids 4,500
81 Acro Service Livonia 4,500
82 Budco Highland Park 4,482
83 Percepta Dearborn 4,450
84 Horizon Global Troy 4,250
85 Stoneridge Novi 4,200
86 LaBelle Management Mount Pleasant 4,200
87 Superior Industries Southfield 4,189
88 Ciena Healthcare Southfield 4,139
89 CenTra Inc Sterling Heights 4,000
90 TriMas Bloomfield Hills 4,000
91 Pet Supplies Plus Livonia 4,000
92 BOTSFORD GEN HOSPITAL Farmington Hills 3,967
93 Painting by Mort Southfield 3,900
94 NEAPCO Van Buren 3,900
95 MSX International Detroit 3,668
96 China Automotive Systems Troy 3,617
97 Key Plastics Northville 3,600
98 Grede Holdings LLC Novi 3,600
99 Fabri-Kal Kalamazoo 3,577
100 DSI Holdings LLC Detroit 3,500

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